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#1523933 - 09/27/10 07:45 PM Re: Yamaha Modus R01 [Re: Dr Popper]
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Registered: 12/28/08
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Loc: Redondo Beach, California
Originally Posted By: Dr Popper
[quote=Kawai James]Dr P,

I just realized he could have bought nearly THREE white FP7F's for the $5000

I simply cannot understand this ... without a doubt the Modus is a good looking unit but WOW you pay a lot more and get a lot less for the look.


I used to not understand it too. Then I fond that many people are in a position where they don't need to care if something costs $5K or $2K. They make that before lunch every day.

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#1524004 - 09/27/10 10:45 PM Re: Yamaha Modus R01 [Re: ChrisA]
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Registered: 12/30/09
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Loc: Hancock Park LA (not again)
Originally Posted By: ChrisA
Originally Posted By: Dr Popper
[quote=Kawai James]Dr P,

I just realized he could have bought nearly THREE white FP7F's for the $5000

I simply cannot understand this ... without a doubt the Modus is a good looking unit but WOW you pay a lot more and get a lot less for the look.


I used to not understand it too. Then I fond that many people are in a position where they don't need to care if something costs $5K or $2K. They make that before lunch every day.


Yeah I understand that (not really I'm a musician its against my religion to wake up before lunch) but still ...this guy was hunting around for the best price online rather then buying from a local NYC dealer so price had to be some consideration. As James said ...it doesn't have to make sense to us.
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#1524635 - 09/28/10 08:16 PM Re: Yamaha Modus R01 [Re: nikedotcom7]
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Registered: 08/22/10
Posts: 7
Loc: NY, USA
Hi all,

R01 seems like it has similar specs as CLP370 but R01 just sounds much better. For a layman like me, it is hard to tell that R01 is actually a digital piano. In comparison, as soon as my wife and I tried on a CLP370, the sound was determinedly digital. Also, R01 doesn't play like a digital piano. The keys - you feel like you are playing on a very good acoustic piano.

My wife and I tried on a $5,000 Roland on a Sam Ash store in Long Island. I don't remember which model was it, but I think it could one of the V-series. Personally, I didn't like it one bit. The keys didn't play like an acoustic piano.

I'll try to post a video of it soon!

Anyway, thanks for the advice!

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#1524643 - 09/28/10 08:33 PM Re: Yamaha Modus R01 [Re: nikedotcom7]
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Well, I'm glad it worked out for both yourself and your wife.

It's still a little strange that you should find the action of the R01 to feel so much better than the CLP-370, despite both instruments listing the same keyboard specifications. However, that's of little concern now - the important thing is that you have purchased a piano that looks terrific and by all accounts sounds and plays very well.

Once again, congrats - I shall look forward to seeing the videos!

Cheers,
James
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#1524644 - 09/28/10 08:37 PM Re: Yamaha Modus R01 [Re: nikedotcom7]
Dr Popper Offline
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Registered: 12/30/09
Posts: 1722
Loc: Hancock Park LA (not again)
Originally Posted By: nikedotcom7
Hi all,

R01 seems like it has similar specs as CLP370 but R01 just sounds much better. For a layman like me, it is hard to tell that R01 is actually a digital piano. In comparison, as soon as my wife and I tried on a CLP370, the sound was determinedly digital. Also, R01 doesn't play like a digital piano. The keys - you feel like you are playing on a very good acoustic piano.

My wife and I tried on a $5,000 Roland on a Sam Ash store in Long Island. I don't remember which model was it, but I think it could one of the V-series. Personally, I didn't like it one bit. The keys didn't play like an acoustic piano.

I'll try to post a video of it soon!

Anyway, thanks for the advice!


As long as your happy with it you can hear whatever you like I guess. Its your $5000 .... thank god.
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